Featuring the stunning illustrations of James Gulliver Hancock, Lonely Planet Kids' How Everything Works will take a close-up look at the world around us to examine well-known, everyday environments and reveal how all the various objects and machines found there operate. Lift-the-flaps to discover how the ordinary can become extraordinary!
From forest bathing in Japan and playing the drums in Mali, to Danish hygge, Indian yoga and sharing a feast with family in the USA, every culture has its own unique take on how to achieve contentedness. Featuring Wazza Pink's stunning artwork, Lonely Planet Kids' Happiness Around the World is the ultimate guide to the world of wellbeing.
Get ready to travel across the world and back into history, to meet some of the world's greatest explorers in this big fun, fully illustrated reference book. Learn about the lives of Amelia Earhart and Charles Darwin, and explore themed spreads that investigate everything from the First Journeys out of Africa to Aboriginal Songlines.
Dive into 60 of the world's most joyous wild swimming spots and discover a further 120 ideas for uplifting bathing experiences. Packed with inspirational expert insights, immersive photography, and essential trip planning tips, this remarkable book explores the open-water swims guaranteed to exhilarate, rejuvenate, restore and above all, spark joy.
From the secrets of weather forecasting to discovering 'animal rain', 'ice bombs' and 'ball lightning', this book is a thrill-packed journey through the world of weather. It also looks at the topics of pollution and climate change - how humans can affect the weather, the impact of global warming and, most importantly, what we can all do to help.
Islands have long been a source of fascination for travellers and there's an endless variety to explore. Lonely Planet's The Islands Book celebrates 150 of the world's most unique and enchanting islands, presented in a premium hardcover pictorial that features stunning photography, large detailed maps and practical information to plan your visit.
Bringing planet earth to life, this colourful and fun atlas takes kids on a trip around the world that they'll never forget. Filled with continental and regional maps, lively text, and an entry for every country, this essential learning resource will excite young readers with mind-blowing facts about history, culture and animal species.
Food lovers rejoice! Enjoy 40 of the best food and drink experiences across both Australia and New Zealand. Each 'gourmet trail' features food producers, farmers' markets, restaurants, cafes, wineries, distilleries and breweries, all combining to create an unforgettable weekend-long taste experience.